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    Video: Mythbusters tests which is more efficient, four-way stop or roundabout [w/poll]

    In the US, the four-way-stop intersection is king, with little competition from roundabouts. In Europe, things are reversed, and the roundabout is much more common than four-way-stop intersections. While it has been said before that the roundabout is a more efficient way to handle traffic at a ...

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    Video: Mythbusters tests the square wheel theory

    The Mythbusters have finally tackled the long-unanswered question, "Why don't cars have square wheels?" What's that? You've never wondered why? Neither have we, because it's freaking obvious. But equally obvious is how awesome it would be to test out a square-wheeled vehicle anyway, which is ...

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    Video: Mythbusters test the lumber-hauling prowess of a Jetta

    Remember the old saw about German cars being "over-built?" Well, if this doesn't lend it some credence, nothing will. MythBusters decided to try its hand at debunking the decade-old "Lumber Car" photo. You know you've seen it at least a dozen times by now – the Volkswagen Jetta with the ...

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    Video: Mythbusters answers which is greener, cars or motorcycles?

    Using portable emissions equipment, a wide sampling of cars and bikes from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s and with the help of Dr. Kent Johnson of UC Riverside, the Mythbusters team claims they proved motorcycles are dirtier than cars. Doing so meant gathering data in real-world driving conditions ...

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    Video: Mythbusters put the motorcycle tablecloth trick to the test

    Motorcycle-mounted Mythbusters versus the tablecloth – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Remember that viral video of the BMW S1000RR superbike pulling off the old tablecloth trick? Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, better known as the Mythbusters, took a liking to the clip and ...

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    Video: Mythbusters, cars and duct tape. What could go wrong?

    Duct tape versus a speeding car – Click above to watch the video after the break
    You can fix anything – (repetition for emphasis) anything! – with duct tape. Right? Says Wikipedia, "Duct tape is a polyethylene, reinforced, multi-purpose pressure sensitive tape with a soft and ...

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    Video: Mythbusters put the science of crashing cars to the test

    Hyundais Daewoos sacrificed in the name of science – Click above to watch the videos after the break
    In between repeated bouts to literally knock your socks off (well, not yours exactly, but you get the idea, right?) last night, the Mythbusters crew decided to revisit an old myth that was ...

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    VIDEO: Mythbusters tests skipping Lambo from Speed Zone, a.k.a. Cannonball Run 3

    Mythbusters car skipping test -- Click above to watch video
    In the movie Speed Zone, familiarly known as Cannonball Run 3 and ripe for an award for one of the most incredible ensemble casts ever, the opening sequence ends with a Lamborghini Countach eluding the police by skipping over a lake. You ...

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    VIDEO: Mythbusters annihilate a car near the speed of sound

    Mythbusters make us smile - click above to watch the video
    This one is good. Previously Adam and Jamie smashed a car to smithereens between two semi trucks. Which was fun, but hardly fun enough. So, they get a two-stage rocket sled and ram it into some poor, defenseless Ford Aspire -- at 650 mph! ...

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    VIDEO: Mythbusters test golf ball-like dimpling effect on fuel economy (*Spoiler Alert!*)

    Mythbusters test golf ball-like dimpling on MPG – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Mythbusters must be closet car fans, because the hour-long show on the Discovery Channel seems to be producing more and more experiments involving automobiles than ever before. Their latest again ...

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    Mythbusters fail to foil the speed camera

    var digg_url = ''; Last night's episode of Mythbusters was wonderfully auto related. The show's hosts, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, take on the myth that a speed camera can be foiled. They attack the myth from various ...


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